Published: 13:42 EDT, 23 August 2020 | Updated: 04:01 EDT, 24 August 2020
The Glee star, 33, gave birth to a boy on August 20, according to People, with the publication later confirming the child’s name is Ever Leo.
‘Everyone’s happy and healthy, and they’re extremely grateful,’ a source told the website, adding the newborn has so far been an ‘easy baby.’
New addition: The couple pictured going for a walk in Santa Monica on August 17, just days before Lea gave birth
Lea and Zandy announced they were expecting their first child on May 2, after marrying in March 2019 following two years of dating.
The actress posted a picture of herself displaying her blossoming baby bump in a blue patterned maxidress. She captioned it with: ‘So grateful’ followed by a yellow heart emoji.
Days after, Lea posted another stunning snap with her mother which she captioned: ‘The best Mother’s Day with the best mother in the world. I love you mom.’
Lea has since shared several snaps of her growing baby bump with her last few photos having no captions.
E! News insiders explained: ‘Lea has wanted to take it easy for the first part of her pregnancy. She has really enjoyed being present and getting to soak in being pregnant without distractions.’
Parents: The Glee star, 33, gave birth to a boy on August 20, according to People
Expecting: Lea and Zandy announced they were expecting their first child on May 2, after marrying in March 2019 following two years of dating
It seems like parenthood was destined for Lea and Zandy. After pregnancy news broke sources close to the couple told People: ‘They’ve always wanted to be parents.’
‘We are so excited to be married and grateful to be surrounded by our friends and family,’ the pair told People at the time. ‘And most of all, we’re so happy to spend the rest of our lives together.’
In the midst of her pregnancy joy, Lea experienced an unfortunate loss, with the death of her former Glee co-star Naya Rivera at 33 in July.
The Glee star was reported as missing on July 8, after she vanished on Lake Piru after taking a pontoon boat out on the water with her four-year-old son Josey.
Beach bumpin’: Lea has since shared several snaps of her growing baby bump with her last few photos having no captions
Her body was later discovered and was laid to rest on July 24 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, with the death certificate confirming that the cause of death was drowning.
The death certificate also reported that she died in a ‘matter of minutes’ and there were no other major contributing factors to her death.
Once she learned of Rivera’s tragic passing, Lea took to her Instagram Story to pay tribute to her, as well as their co-star Cory Monteith.
Michele was dating Monteith when he died in 2013 at the age of 31, after suffering an overdose of heroin and alcohol.
Heartbreaking: In the midst of her pregnancy joy, Lea experienced an unfortunate loss, with the death of her former Glee co-star Naya Rivera at 33 in July, she posted this tribute
It marked her return to social media, after a scandal in June, when fellow Glee star Samantha Ware called her out for terrorising her behind-the-scenes.
Ware tweeted about Michele: ‘Remember when you made my first television gig a living hell?!?! Cause I’ll never forget.’
The Spring Awakening star later posted a public apology: ‘I apologise for my behaviour and for any pain which I have caused.
‘We can all grow and change and I have definitely used these past several months to reflect on my own shortcomings.’
Drama: It marked her return to social media, after a scandal in late May, when fellow Glee star Samantha Ware (pictured far right) called her out for terrorising her behind-the-scenes
Lea was a child actress who appeared on Broadway in productions of Les Misérables, Ragtime, Fiddler On The Roof and Spring Awakening.
Lea also starred in the Fox horror-comedy series Scream Queens until it was canceled in May 2017 after two seasons.
Lost love: Once she learned of Rivera’s tragic passing, Lea took to her Instagram Story to pay tribute to her, as well as their co-star Cory Monteith, who died while they were dating
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